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Man Arrested After Explosives Found In Vehicle

Man Arrested After Explosives Found In Vehicle Click to Enlarge Photo: KNSI News

(KNSI) - A man was arrested after authorities found a suspected bomb in his truck.

According to the Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office, just after 1:00 Monday afternoon they got a call of someone sleeping in a truck on the side of a road near Willmar.

As the deputy was checking the 31-year-old man's license, the man jumped out of the truck and ran into a nearby cornfield.

Police searched the truck and removed an object containing explosive materials and a fuse.

The Minneapolis Bomb Squad responded to the scene and secured the device.

The Benson man was later found and arrested.

He has not yet been charged.

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